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Bitter Shade

The Ecological Challenge of Human Consciousness

Michael R. Dove

This book asks an age-old question about the relationship between human consciousness and the environment: How do we think about our own thoughts and actions? How can we transcend the exigencies of daily life? How can we achieve...

February 23, 2021, Hardcover, $38.00

James Castle

Memory Palace

John Beardsley

A fascinating new look at an extraordinary artist whose deafness led to an acute visual awareness and near photographic memory Self-taught artist James Castle (1899–1977) is primarily known for soot and...

February 23, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

Reclaiming Patriotism in an Age of Extremes

Steven B. Smith

The concept of patriotism has fallen on hard times. What was once a value that united Americans has become so politicized by both the left and the right that it threatens to rip apart the social fabric. On the right, patriotism has...

February 23, 2021, Hardcover, $28.00

Liberty in the Things of God

The Christian Origins of Religious Freedom

Robert Louis Wilken

From one of the leading historians of Christianity comes this sweeping reassessment of religious freedom, from the church fathers to John Locke   In the ancient world Christian apologists wrote in defense...

February 23, 2021, Paper, $16.00

Catalogue of the Feinberg Collection of Japanese Art

Edited by Rachel Saunders

The sophistication and variety of painting in Japan’s Edo period, as seen through a preeminent US collection Over more than four decades, Robert and Betsy Feinberg have assembled the finest private...

February 16, 2021, HC - Paper over Board, $65.00

No More Masterpieces

Modern Art After Artaud

Lucy Bradnock

Proposing an original reassessment of art from the 1950s to the 1970s, No More Masterpieces reveals how artistic practice in postwar America was profoundly shaped by the work of the rebellious French poet and dramatist Antonin...

February 16, 2021, Hardcover, $65.00

Rosa

The Story of the Rose

Peter E. Kukielski with Charles Phillips

Few flowers have quite the same allure or as significant a place in history as the rose. A symbol of love, power, royalty, beauty, and joy, the rose has played many roles, both literal and symbolic, in poetry, art, literature, music,...

February 16, 2021, Hardcover, $30.00

Voices of the Lost

A Novel

Hoda Barakat; Translated from the Arabic by Marilyn Booth

Winner of the International Prize for Arabic Fiction, this novel weaves together a series of devastating confessions about life in contemporary Arab society This profound and disturbing novel by acclaimed...

February 16, 2021, PB-with Flaps, $13.00

Bugsy Siegel

The Dark Side of the American Dream

Michael Shnayerson

In a brief life that led to a violent end, Benjamin “Bugsy” Siegel (1906–1947) rose from desperate poverty to ill-gotten riches, from an early-twentieth-century family of Ukrainian Jewish immigrants on the Lower East Side to a kingdom...

February 9, 2021, Hardcover, $26.00

The Aeneid

Vergil; Translated by Sarah Ruden; With an Introduction by Susanna Braund; Notes and Glossary by Susanna Braund and Emma Hilliard

Sarah Ruden has substantially revised her celebrated 2008 translation of Vergil’s Aeneid, which was acclaimed by Garry Wills as "the first translation since Dryden’s that can be read as a great English poem in itself." Her...

February 9, 2021, Paper, $18.00

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